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Proposed Regulation does not Require Prop 65 Warnings on Coffee

The Office of Environmental Health Hazard Assessment (“OEHHA”) proposed a regulation that would exempt coffee from Prop 65 warnings. According to OEHHA, there is scientific evidence that indicates that drinking coffee does not increase the risk of cancer and may reduce the risks of some types of cancers. The International Agency for Research on Cancer […]

Mitchell Chadwick Attorney Clif McFarland Recognized by California Manufacturers & Technology Association

  The California Manufacturers & Technology Association (“CMTA”) recently published its annual magazine, California Manufacturers, discussing regulations, laws, and ballot measures that will be considered next year, and profiled companies and individuals that best exemplify the qualities of California manufacturers and supporters. The 2018 edition of the magazine highlights Clif McFarland, acknowledging his advocacy for […]

Despite significant growth of renewable energy, study suggests fossil fuels will continue to be predominant source of energy

In its annual International Energy Outlook study (available HERE ), the U.S. Energy Information Administration (“EIA”) concluded that petroleum and similar liquids would remain the world leader in energy consumption over the next decades, with natural gas and coal following. While renewables are the world’s fastest-growing energy source, the EIA estimates that fossil fuels will still […]

Controversial: Obama creates 3 new national monuments, expands 2 others

Obama creates 3 new national monuments, expands 2 others In his last week, President Obama controversially announced the creation of three new national monuments and the expansion of two existing national monuments using the Antiquities Act of 1906. The Antiquities Act was passed by the United States Congress and signed into law by Theodore Roosevelt […]

Mitchell Chadwick LLP Assists Tahoe Donner Association Successfully Expand Outdoor Recreation Opportunities

Mitchell Chadwick LLP Assists Tahoe Donner Association Successfully Expand Outdoor Recreation Opportunities The Tahoe Donner Homeowners Association has had multiple recent successes in its efforts to expand outdoor recreation opportunities for its members and the public. On September 14, 2016, the County of Nevada approved the association’s five-year trails master plan. The trials project involves […]

G. Braiden Chadwick receives “Best of the Bar” Recognition for 2016

G. Braiden Chadwick receives “Best of the Bar” Recognition for 2016 Mitchell Chadwick LLP is pleased to announce that G. Braiden Chadwick has again been named to the Sacramento Business Journal’s 2016 “Best of the Bar” list, which recognizes top outside counsel in Sacramento, Placer, El Dorado and Yolo Counties. The lawyers profiled in the […]

Three Mitchell Chadwick Attorneys Named to Top Lawyers List

Three Mitchell Chadwick Attorneys Named to Top Lawyers List Braiden Chadwick, Pat Mitchell, and Clif McFarland have all been named to Sacramento Magazine’s Top Lawyers list for 2016. From the article: Quality counts, especially when it comes to lawyers. So it makes sense that if you need one, you’ll want to choose one who’s at […]

CLIFTON MCFARLAND LEAVES DOWNEY BRAND, JOINS MITCHELL CHADWICK

CLIFTON MCFARLAND leaves Downey Brand, joins Mitchell Chadwick LLP Roseville, California | Mitchell Chadwick is pleased to announce that Clifton McFarland has left Downey Brand LLP and joined Mitchell Chadwick LLP in Roseville. Prior to joining Mitchell Chadwick, Clif practiced environmental law at Downey Brand LLP in Sacramento, California, and Gibson Dunn & Crutcher in […]

Alert: New Regulations and Permit Requirements for Wetlands and Waters of the State

State Water Resources Control Board: New Regulations and Permit Requirements for Wetlands and Waters of the State On June 17, 2016, the State Water Resources Control Board (“State Water Board”) proposed a regulatory and permitting framework for wetlands not otherwise covered by the federal Clean Water Act. The State Water Board had previously recognized that […]

Feds Issue First-Ever Technical Guidance For Environmental Justice

Feds Issue First-Ever Technical Guidance For Environmental Justice On June 7th, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (“EPA”) issued a technical guidance document Tuesday covering how to incorporate environmental justice principles when evaluating development projects. (Press Release HERE.) According to the EPA, the Technical Guidance for Assessing Environmental Justice in Regulatory Actions outlines approaches and methods to […]

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